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11/17/2017 12:37:28 PM
Dunkirk city police and fire responded to a report of a tractor-trailer that struck the CSX railroad overpass on Brigham Road near 2nd Street Friday afternoon.  Police say they first received the call around 12:15 pm.  No injuries were reported, but the trailer of the Energy-Express truck was damaged from the ordeal.  Fire police assisted city police and fire units at scene, detouri...read more
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2017-11-17 01:24
Expects some big weather changes to occur across Western New York and Chautauqua County over the upcoming weekend. On Saturday, temperatures will warm up into the 50s with rain and even some thunderstorms according to Meteorologist Aaron Reynolds of the National Weather Service in Buffalo.  The storms may form ahead of the front which is expected to cross the area late Saturday... [audio:111...read more
2017-11-17 11:44
Authorities say one of two dogs rescued after a house fire in Jamestown is doing much better today. Jamestown Police say firefighter rescued the dogs when flames heavily damaged a home at 12 Mount Vernon Place on Thursday. Jamestown Police say Mia was found to be suffering from extreme neglect and has begun to undergo medical treatment. They also report the staff at Jamestown Veterinary Hospital h...read more
2017-11-17 11:32
Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel weekend, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of the New York State Thruway Authority mobile app. It's now available to download for free on iPhone and Android devices. The new app features direct access to real-time traffic and navigation assistance while on the go, along with detailed Thruway services information. Click here for more informatio...read more
2017-11-17 11:27
Firefighters from six departments were called out to a structure fire in the town of Villenova this morning. The fire at 8772 Ball Hill Road was first reported around 6:45 am, with South Dayton receiving mutual aid from Forestville, Silver Creek, Cherry Creek, Ellington and Sunset Bay. Chautauqua County Fire Investigators were also sent to the scene. No word on a cause. Map by Google Maps...read more
2017-11-17 06:58
A Brocton man is facing driving while ability impaired by drugs and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree after a crash on Route 5 near Wilbur Road in the town of Dunkirk late Thursday afternoon. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say that 53-year-old Steven Andrews was driving the vehicle shortly before 6 pm when it went off the side of Route 5 and entered a deep ditch...read more
2017-11-17 05:46
Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they were able to revive a 33-year-old woman in Irving last Friday. Deputies were called out to a possible overdose in Irving around 10 pm. When they reached the scene, deputies say the female was found to be unresponsive. Nasal naloxone or Narcan was administered and the woman was then transported to Lakeshore Hospital by EMS personnel. ...read more
2017-11-17 05:45
State Police in Fredonia are investigating a one vehicle crash that closed a portion of Route 83 late Thursday afternoon in the town of Arkwright. Troopers say that a vehicle driven by Paul Phillips swerved to avoid hitting a deer around 5:30 pm. The vehicle went off the highway and rolled over in a wooded area. Phillips was later flown by Starflight to ECMC for treatment of non-life threatening i...read more
2017-11-16 03:55
Democrats say the House tax bill, which passed on Thursday, will help the rich but do little for anyone else. One of those Democrats is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Speaking with reporters, Cuomo blasted the bill for not having the state and local tax deduction (SALT). He called the measure "a federal scam," believing that corporations will not use additional money they would get to benefi...read more
2017-11-16 03:35
The Dunkirk City School District will be getting $454,400 in state funding to expand its afterschool programs. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the funding today as part of $2.5 million awarded to four high-need school districts in Western New York. The governor's Empire State Afterschool Program has committed $35 million in the 2017-2018 budget to expand afterschool programs in the state...read more
2017-11-16 03:23
House Republicans on Thursday passed their tax reform bill, a nearly $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes, following a pep talk that President Donald Trump gave GOP lawmakers. The measure was passed 227-205. Area congressman Tom Reed, who voted in favor of the bill, is excited the measure made it through the House, but says there's still more work to do... [audio:11...read more
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